Contingency- an incidental exposure/ occurrence
Nitrogen Cycle- nitrogen is converted into the environment and organisms; life cannot
exist without nitrogen
World System- the socioeconomic process that encompasses all or parts of the globe
Paleolithic - "Old stone age" prior to 10,000 BC. No documents from this era.
Neolithic - "New stone age" was 10,000 to 3,000 BC. We know that Agrarian societies developed.
Agrarian - "Farm" communities based on agriculture rather th
Known for being a cruel and ruthless empire
About 900 BC.
Military Monarchy. Warlike people and aggressive.
Capital city was Nineveh.
In 722 BC Assyria conquers Israel and relocated them. By relocating people they prevent
rebellions and improve as
Hebrews were most influential on the development of western civilization.
Defined as a people group by covenant.
Covenant An agreement between two parties that is considered sacred and binding.
Sealed by making a figure 8 shape around each other.
Be able to identify the 3 types of columns for the test.
Greek gods are personifications of nature (apollo = sun)
Mt. Olympus, where gods reside
The gods do not provide a religion or system of living
Interact with humans
History divided into 2 periods.
Mycenae city founded in the 1600s.
Minoans were the first people and the Mycenaeans were the second people to settle in Greece.
Peloponnesus First people group came to the island and
Know what each of the Persian leaders did.
539 BC defeated Babylon
Grandson is Darius
Son is Xerxes
486 465 BC -> Married Esther (Saves Hebrews)
Son is Artaxerxes
Ruled 465 424 BC
Ionian Revolt 499 BC Know where they are and why they
Taught using dialogue.
He used reasonable explanations to explain the world, instead of old stories.
Question most often asked, "What is the best way to live life?"
Plato, Student of Socrates
Also used dialogue.
The Republic, a book on establishi
Nile River Water supply for Egypt. Floods every year at the same time.
Egypt emerged in the 3000s as a civilization.
Northern Egypt is called Lower Egypt
Southern Egypt is called Upper Egypt
Predynastic - From the very beginning to 2680BC
Emily Dickenson was a wild-hearted person in general. Back in the days she lived
women were not suppose to be out spoken and as bold as her. They were to be graceful
and marry a suitable man, an
Literature Analysis Paper
We Wear the Mask by Paul Laurence Dunbar, is about the African American
oppression during that time Dunbar was living between 1872-1902 (Baym, et. al, 2007).
Before Dunbar was born, during 1865-1867 many
Betty Friedan, The Problem That Has No Name, 1963.
THE PROBLEM LAY BURIED, unspoken, for many years in the minds of American women. It was a strange
stirring, a sense of dissatisfaction, a yearning that women suffered in the middle of the twentieth centur
The speech is about the terrorist attack that occurred on September 11, 2001. This speech
was provided to provide a sense of comfort, after such scare, and to create a sense of unity.
Bushs main points include stating that the war of terror was against fr
Ronald Reagan directly correlated democracy with freedom. Additionally, he correlated
communism, and thus the Soviet Union, to be evil. He described the communist world to be a
failure, and [technologically] backward (President). He furthered that with th
Rosa Park was a black tailors assistant who worked in a department store in
Montgomery, Alabama. Park initiated the boycott of Montgomery city buses via her arrest. On
December 1, 1955, she refused to surrender her seat to a white rider, which was require
The Constitution provides the government with power and with that power includes the
ability to raise an army and to draft people. However, the belief of conscientious objection was
present before the Constitution of the United States was even created. A
Environmentalism, although present throughout history as concern for preserving the
natural environment, was very influential among the activists and the youths during the 1960s. In
the sixties, the thought process behind environmentalism was directed at
Then answer the following questions in paragraph form (at least three).
1. What is Osama bin Ladens reason for acts of terrorism on the U. S? What did they
intend to do when attacking the U.S.? What was their end goal?
2. Does he convey his points effecti
I think I enjoyed doing all the reflection assignments. I think my favorite was Desmond
Doss, and I think my least favorite was the one about Rosa Parks just because it was not new to
me. It was cool seeing the police report and how it was reported, but o
History Test Two Review
Antifederalists: people have the power; farm life; weak government; ally is France; ex) Jefferson
Articles of Confederation: served as the first constitution
Federalists: strong government; supporters of industry, ally i
3 sisters: maize, beans, squash
Mississippian Culture- live along the Mississippi River and build mounds
Largest settlement: Cahokia (today St. Louis)
#2 city: Moundville, AL (near tuscaloosa)
Portugal- 1st country to start the westward wave of
History Final Exam Review
Cult of Honor: tied to the importance among white males of the public appearance of dignity and
De Bows Review: journal used as an advocate of southern economic independence from the North
warning of the dang
The Cold War Begins:
o Marriage of convenience:
United States Great Britain
o Great Power summits:
Tehran (Nov- Dec 1943)
Yalta (Feb 1945)
Potsdam (July 1945)
The Iron Curtain Drops:
o Austria and Germany are divided into 4
Despite the 14th and 15th amendments of the United States Constitution, African
Americans faced many problems including segregation, lack of representation (inability to vote),
and scarcity of educational and economic opportunities. This was partly due to
Reflection Assignment: Birth of a Nation
D.W. Griffith's The Birth of a Nation shows the African American politicians to be
amateur and not taking their jobs seriously. You see one politician secretly drink what is assumed
to be alcohol,
Reflection Assignment: American Expansionism
During the late 1890s, the United States became an imperial power among the other
international imperialistic countries. Those who favored imperialism justified it by stating it
would bring mo
Reflection: Chief Josephs Speech
The first encounter that took places between the Indians and the white men was with
the French. The interaction that took place between the two was based mainly on trade. The
Indians provided the furs and
Reflection Assignment #4: How the Other Half Lives
Jacob Riis was a Danish-American social reformer that wrote the novel, How the Other
Half Lives, which completely changed the perspective of how the Lower East Side of New York
Nicola Sacco was a shoe maker, and Bartolomeo Vanzetti was a wandering unskilled
laborer. Both men were anarchists who wished there was no government, churches, or private
properties. In 1920, during the peak of the Red Scare, both were accused of partici